Tropes associated with Skipper's Log
- Badassin Distress: Kowalski gets trapped underground in one chapter. He immediately becomes The Woobie when he's still shaken about the whole event and goes into a sort of Heroic B.S.O.D..
- Doorstop Baby: Private
- Jerkass: Private's father, who wants nothing to do with his missing son after he returns to the Antarctic, and Julien, according to Skipper.
- Keet: Rico.
- Origin Story: about how the four first met.
- Shrinking Violet: Kowalski, initially.